Spring Wine Festival

Saturday 20th April 2024

Held at the start of the summer season, the Printemps du Vin (Spring Wine Festival) offers a tasting tour of Salquenen's wine producers. The village celebrates and the event is punctuated by the famous barrel race, the only one of its kind in the world.

Programme (to be confirmed)
10:00am - Start of the barrel race
11:30am - Aperitif & entertainment on the church square
11:30am - 6:00pm - Tasting tour of the cellars
From 6:00pm - Entertainment and specialities in Salquenen's restaurants

Afterparty in the courtyard
6:00pm - 11:00pm - Live Band, DJ and drinks

The CHF 29 passport includes
> 1 glass of wine
> 1 tasting (0.25 dl) per cellar
> 1 aperitif on the church square
> 1 voucher for a wine order
> 1 free entry to the Wine Museum
> 1 panoramic ride on the Simplon Express train

Your tasting profile

Select your favourite type of wine or indicate what you are looking for in a wine and find out which Valais wine is right for you.

apricots, citrus fruits, exotic or red fruits, almonds, etc.Fruity

violet, elder, lime, rose, etc.Floral

low in alcohol, low in tanninsLight


intense alcohol, acidity and aromasFull

dominated by acid, which gives the wine a fresh appearanceCrisp


without acidity, round, smoothSoft

no residual sugarDry


mellow wine, fairly supple, fleshyRich

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